Birmingham conductor's 'excited' about Italian job

Birmingham conductor's 'excited' about Italian job
 

“Local boy makes good” is a statement which certainly applies to Alpesh Chauhan, the Birmingham-born conductor still only in his mid-20s who has moved from being assistant conductor at the CBSO to having his own orchestra in Italy.
This is the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, based in Parma (birthplace of probably the world’s most famous conductor), to which Alpesh has been contracted as principal conductor for at least three years, beginning in 2017.
Alpesh, once a cellist in the CBSO Youth Orchestra – Toscanini, too was a cellist – tells me how his appointment came about.
“In March 2015, I... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 32
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